Home Seller Information

March 7, 2008

How does the FHA loan limit increase affect Spring Texas home sellers?

If your Spring Texas home is on the market for between $270,432 and $206,350, you need to say “Thank You” to the FHA. Because yesterday, they just made it possible for more buyers to qualify to purchase your home. As the requirements for subprime loans have become stricter and 100% financing loans are being eliminated, […]
February 25, 2008

Spring TX Real Estate: Sellers Closing Costs – what should you expect?

If you ask a seller what’s the first question he has about selling his Spring Texas home, he will tell you its “How much am I going to net?”. Its not “How long is it going to take for my house to sell?” or “What do I have to do to get my house ready […]
February 23, 2008

Spring TX Real Estate: Very Motivated Seller?

Again today, I saw another Spring TX home that is being advertised as VERY MOTIVATED SELLER. But what exactly is a very motivated seller? Is a motivated seller a seller that wants to sell? And if that is the definition aren’t the majority of sellers motivated? I can not say that all sellers are motivated. […]
February 22, 2008

Spring TX Real Estate: Getting buyers through the door

The other day I received a call from a seller who has had his Spring TX home on the market for two years. He was thinking about changing his Realtor and he wanted me to come and talk with him. When the seller told me his house had been on the market for two years, […]
February 21, 2008

Spring TX Real Estate: The key is the KEY

When I am out showing Spring Texas homes to buyers I am frequently asked “Can we see the garage?” Sure no problem, I say. Until I realize that I have just spoken too soon. The home that we are viewing has a detached garage and there is no key or garage door opener to be […]
February 10, 2008
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Spring TX Real Estate: How much did that house sell for?

In other states, how much a home sold for is considered public information and is available through tax records. This is not the case in Texas. Texas is a non-disclosure state which means the price the home sold for is not recorded. The Deed of Trust is the recorded document but it only contains the […]
February 4, 2008

Tips for First Time Spring Texas Home Sellers

Numerous articles have been written and seminars held addressing the needs of the first time home buyer. But very few to help you, the FIRST time Spring Texas home seller. You have one real estate transaction under your belt as a buyer, but what you need to know as a seller is so very different […]
January 30, 2008
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Top 7 Tips on showing your house

You followed all the tips and staged your Spring Texas home to sell. It is now on the market and you are impatiently awaiting that first call from the showing service saying that the buyers and their Realtor are on their way. To get the most out of every showing of your Spring Texas home, […]
January 16, 2008
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How do buyers find the Spring Texas home they purchase?

The National Association of Realtors, NAR, has been conducting surveys of buyers and sellers for many years. They recently released their 2007 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers Survey. And as Richard Dawson use to say… “The survey says” … the number one source of information from which buyers first learned about the home they […]